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Statement Genève, le 14 septembre 2015

Statement Genève, le 14 septembre 2015 Mr. President, I have the honour to make this statement on behalf of a group of 33 States. The statement with the list of States will made available on the HRC Extranet. We recognize and welcome the positive ste... Details

BHRS statement on the announcement by the Interior Ministry to Ban mar ...

Day after another the Bahraini authorities proves its avoidance from its obligations placed on them following the ratification of the international covenants on human rights, most notably the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, as well as its denial from its commitments made in front of the Human Rights Council... Details


  BAHRAIN: Detained Human Rights Defender Nabeel Rajab On Hunger Strike   Paris-Geneva, October 8, 2012 – The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), is highly concerned about the physical and psychological integrity o... Details

Invitation for Press Conference

The Bahrain Human Rights Observatory is pleased to invite you to attend the press conference to be held  next Tuesday 25th September 2012 at Bahrain Human Rights Society in Adliya on the deliberations of 21st session of Human Rights Council –Bahrain session held in Geneva on 19th Sep... Details

Urgent Appeal to Honorable Madam Navy Pillay

Urgent appeal-----------------------Honorable Madam Navy PillayUN High Commissioner for Human RightsPalais Wilson- GenevaUnited NationsDear Mrs. Pillay, The Bahrain Human Rights Society sends you its warmest regards and appeals to your excellencyto urgentlyintervene to stop the severe viol... Details

Memorandum on Grave Abuses of Human Rights in Bahrain

A group of activists called on Facebook for peaceful demonstrations at 3pm on the 14th February outside the Bahraini capital Manama. The turnout was overwhelming as thousands protested peacefully in their villages. The demands included the dismissal of the gover... Details

Urgent appeal to save the life of Bahraini human r ...

Open letter to the United Nations/governments of Denmark, US, UK and all other governments and organizations concerned with human rights: Today, April 3, 2012, human rights defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja, the founder of the Gulf Centre for Human Rights, enters day 55 of his hunger strike, which h... Details

Bahrain: “It is impossible to imagine that the Ba ...

“It is impossible to imagine that the Bahrain Grand Prix will go ahead if Abdulhadi Alkhawaja dies on hunger strike in prison,” said Mary Lawlor, Executive Director of Front Line Defenders in Manama, Tuesday".PRESS RELEASE Issued Manama, Bahrain, 03 April 2012 EMBARGOED 15.00pm Irish Time ... Details

Bahraini citizen journalist shot as he filmed prot ...

Reporters Without Borders was shocked to learn of the death on March 31 of the citizen journalist Ahmed Ismail Hussain, shot while he was filming a peaceful demonstration in the village of Salmabad, south-west of the capital, Manama.“We strongly condemn this murder and call on the Bahraini autho... Details